Sparkbrook hit and run: man in critical condition

Police are appealing for information after a man was seriously injured during a hit-and-run in Birmingham

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A man in his 40s is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Sparkbrook on Monday (24 January).

He was hit by the car on Highgate Road, near the junction of Moseley Road, at around 6.30am.

The blue Renault Clio briefly remained at the scene before being driven off towards Haden Circus.

The car was later recovered in the Highgate area and will be forensically examined as the force looks to identify the driver.

Police appeal for information

The man remains in a critical condition in hospital and West Midlands Police is asking anyone who may have information, or dash cam footage, to come forward.

A statement from the force, read: “We know there were other motorists in the area at the time who may have witnessed the collision or seen the heavily damaged Renault Clio make off.

“We’re also urging the driver to do the right thing and come and tell us what happened and explain the full circumstances.

“We’ll then have a better understanding of what contributed to this collision.”

“We can be contacted via Live Chat on our website or investigators directly via [email protected]. Please quote log 418 of 24/01/21. Thank you.”

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